06-14-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #59

Field Trip - Rockledge High Girls and Boys Cross Country Track Team - Appalachian State University Running Camp - Boone, NC


The Rockledge High School Girls and Boys Cross Country Team consisting of approximately 14 students (5 girls and 9 boys), two Rockledge Coaches (one male and one female) and one registered volunteer, will travel to Boone, North Carolina on July 24 - 28, 2011, for the running camp at Appalachian State University.  The students will have ideal training conditions and a 2-mile race at the end of camp.  The students will hear guest speakers on subjects that will improve their training habits. 

The team will meet and leave from Kennedy MS at approximately 6 am on July 24th and travel back home on Thursday, July 28th.  The students, coaches and chaperone will stay in the university dormitories.  There will be a planned meeting for all participants to insure all parents are fully informed about trip details and all appropriate forms will be signed and submitted.  The cost of the trip is $300.00.  Students will do fund raisers to help offset the cost.  No student will be denied participation due to funds.  There will be no cost to the district.   


Approve the request for approximately 14 students, two coaches and one registered volunteer to attend the Appalachian State University Team Cross County Running Camp July 24 - 28, 2011 in Boone, North Carolina.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 6/14/2011
Consent after Information7/19/2011

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

Cost Center

Tony Hines, Principal - 636-3711      
Sandra Demmon, Central Area Superintendent - 633-1000, ext. 411

Attachment:  cross country.pdf